In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our host and their guest, Aimée Sullivan, discuss Alice Coachman. The first black woman to ever win an Olympic gold medal. She became a role model for black athletes in America at a time of deep, legal, segregation. She forged a path for all black athletes who came … Continue reading Episode 17 – Alice Coachman: Olympic Hero, Trailblazer
By Moira Boyle. Edited by Jessica Sutton. "It's just not cricket". This is an old saying coming from the sport of cricket, regarded as the “gentleman’s” game where fair play was paramount. It has come to mean almost any situation where someone is disadvantaged, treated unjustly, or subject to decisions that are simply unfair and … Continue reading Just Not Cricket: When Will Our Sportswomen Have Equality?
By Patrick McTague. Edited by Jessica Sutton. This month in New Zealand, Sevu Reece re-signed with New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders until 2022. This comes after a breakout rookie year for the rugby star in 2019, as the top try scorer for the competition and a call up to the All Blacks. And all … Continue reading Don’t Meet Your Heroes